Statewide organization serving all 93 counties from eight office locations in Omaha (HQ), Bancroft, Lincoln, Norfolk, Grand Island, North Platte, Scottsbluff and Lexington.
Primary geographic focus: Nebraska
Organization type(s): Provider
Lists: LSC, LawHelp
For 50 years, Legal Aid of Nebraska has provided dignity, hope, self-sufficiency and justice through quality civil legal aid for those who have nowhere else to turn. The fundamental goal of legal aid services is simple—to provide free legal representation to underprivileged citizens and to cultivate self-sufficiency among their clients.
Legal Aid of Nebraska is a statewide organization and serves all 93 counties. We have 64 employees in eight office locations in Omaha, Bancroft, Lincoln, Norfolk, Grand Island, North Platte, Scottsbluff and Lexington.
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCEVideo Jackie Judd
PBS News Hour
September 2, 2015
Across the country, many medical systems have begun establishing special legal partnerships. Lawyers become allies for disadvantaged patients who need help navigating problems with landlords and insurers.
News Story Bill Kelly
NET News (Nebraska)
February 16, 2016
A new self-help approach at Legal Aid of Nebraska has empowered people to understand and stand up for their legal rights.
Investigative Paul Kiel
ProPublica, Daily Beast
April 28, 2016
Cheap court fees and looser rules make suing over medical debts as small as $60 easy. Every year Nebraska collection agencies file lawsuits by the tens of thousands.
News Story Lori Pilger
Lincoln Journal Star (NE)
September 23, 2016
A Lincoln college student has accused a local debt collection company and its lawyers of violating federal and state collection practices when they went after him over an unpaid $2,800 bill.
News Story Paul Kiel
January 24, 2017
Bill seeks to block collectors from cleaning out debtors’ bank accounts over medical debts of a few hundred dollars.
Interview Cheril Lee
February 14, 2017
When Milo Mumgaard, Executive Director for Legal Aid of Nebraska, made his way back to the legal aid world a year and a half ago, he had a very specific thought he wanted to pursue.
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